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Stephen Colbert Has the Only Rational Reaction to the Rogue One Trailer

The best thing to happen this week.<p>A long time ago on a TV show he no longer hosts, Stephen Colbert rolled around in his chair making laser noises with his mouth, hardly able to contain his excitement for the first <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> trailer. This was back in 2014 on <i>The Colbert Report</i>, and …

Midnight Special actor Michael Shannon defends Zack Snyder over Batman v Superman

Michael Shannon has defended director Zack Snyder whose latest film, superhero mashup <i>Batman v Superman</i>, suffered a deluge of overwhelmingly negative …

These famous roles were almost played by completely different actors

What would "Lord of the Rings" look like with Nicolas Cage in one of the main roles?<p>Characters become iconic thanks in large part to the actors who bring them to life, and it's often hard to imagine anyone else in the role after the fact.<p>But some actors are fired from a role, some leave because of …

Warner Bros. is planning 12 more superhero movies after 'Batman v Superman' — here they are

Over the next few years, we'll see the most recognizable figures in comics on the big screen.<p>"Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" brought us a whole host of comic legends: Wonder Woman, Flash, Cyborg, Aquaman, and Lex Luthor. And now Warner Bros. is ready to debut even more icons.<p>Following the …

DC Comics

Ocean farmers are using technology to start an economic revolution and save humanity

I’m a fisherman who dropped out of high school in 1986 at the age of 14. Over my lifetime, I’ve spent many nights in jail. I’m an epileptic. I’m asthmatic. I don’t even know how to swim. This is my story. It’s a story of ecological redemption.<p>I was born and raised in Petty Harbour, Newfoundland, a …

Aquaculture

Here’s the first full trailer for the next Star Wars movie, Rogue One

Hey. You. On the computer. You heard about this <i>Star Wars</i> thing? I’m told it’s pretty popular with the kids these days. It’s a movie series, you see, about ——<p>JUST KIDDING, HOLY CRAP EVERYONE, NEW <i>STAR WARS</i>.<p>It might seem like the hype train for the last Star Wars movie is <i>just</i> starting to slow (the …

Star Wars

Merle Haggard Dies at Age 79

Merle Haggard, renowned for his resonant baritone, songs about the hardships of ordinary people and devotion to the traditions of country music, died Wednesday<p>Merle Haggard, the former San Quentin inmate whose resonant baritone, songs about the hardships of ordinary people and devotion to the …

Country Music

Netflix Picks Up The Rights To The American Live Action ‘Death Note’ Film

The American live-action adaptation of the Japanese manga series <i>Death Note</i> has been known about for a while now, but was waiting for a home. There has already been (somewhat controversial) casting announcements and some hype-pushing it along, but it finally seems to have found a home on Netflix. …

The 10 most important things in the world right now

Good morning! Here's what you need to know on Thursday.<p><b>1. Iceland's government on Wednesday named a new prime minister and called for early elections in the autumn,</b> a day after Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson stepped aside following the Panama Papers leaks.<p><b>2. ISIS militants in Syria and</b> …

DIY: How to Tile a Bathroom Floor

After buying a fixer-upper 17 months ago, gutting it, building a 2-story addition, taking the old roof off and replacing it with a new one -- as well as raising the chimney -- I can comfortably say that laying new floor tile is within the scope of some DIYers.<p>There are a few prerequisites for a …

JAMIE DIMON: The US has 'serious issues that we need to address'

In the company's annual letter, the JPMorgan CEO expressed concern over "long-term issues" facing the country and said that they could cause a crisis in the future.<p>"We have spoken many times about the extraordinarily positive and resilient American economy," wrote Dimon. "Today, it is growing …

The Story Behind Heath Ledger’s Joker Transformation

Looking back on comic book movies from the last 25 years or so, few performances stand out like Heath Ledger as The Joker in the 2008’s <i>The Dark Knight</i>. His twisted, manic take on the quintessential <i>Batman</i> villain redefined the character for Nolan’s dark, grounded film and the approach resonated with …

Comic Books

Photographer squirrel and model bird pose for a Photoshop Battle

Wildlife photography sure has changed over the years.<p>No longer do humans need to be behind the camera — animals like this enterprising squirrel are …

Two Strategies for Surviving the Coming Mass Extinction

We’re all gonna die, but here’s how to die less soon.<p>The next Great Dying is coming. In fact, it's definitely already here.<p>The last time our planet saw a dying-off of global proportions was approximately 250 million years ago, and most of the life on Earth was wiped out for good. Plants, land and …

The ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Blu-Ray Will Delight Fans

<b>Pick of the Week:<br>Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Disney)</b> <i><br>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>, the seventh film in the <i>Star Wars</i> series and the first without series mastermind George Lucas, hit theaters a little over three months ago, and now seems like a fine time to reflect on the film with a little distance …

Star Wars

13 Best Marvel Comics You Should Be Reading

Iron Man, Black Widow, and more.<p>Excelsior! We already did a list of the top DC comics you should be reading, so now it's time to take a look at the …

Benedict Cumberbatch’s Superhero Spent the Weekend Charming New Yorkers

Midtown Manhattan may never recover.<p>When there’s something strange in your neighborhood, who you gonna call? Your local chapter of Cumberbitches, of course. Saturday marked the New York City arrival of <b>Benedict Cumberbatch’s</b> <i>Doctor Strange</i>, the Marvel production in which he’ll star as the titular …

Marvel Universe

Star Wars Episode 8: Daisy Ridley compares shooting new film and The Force Awakens

Mum’s still the word on <i>Star Wars Episode VIII</i>. We know that it’s filming, we know that it picks up right where <i>The Force Awakens</i> left off, but other …

Everything We Know About Star Wars Episode 8 So Far

The Force Aw8ens<p>[brightcove video='4756289673001']<p>Unless you've been marooned on a rocky island somewhere, you'll know the excitement over <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> was hotter that Tatooine at double-sun midday. But now that we've experienced Rey and Finn's first adventure - and have so many, …

Star Wars

Northern lights, blood moons and brilliant stars - in pictures

Photograph: The National Maritime Museum

Northern Lights

Photo of the Day: Best of March

Every day, we feature an image chosen from thousands around National Geographic. Here are some highlights from March.<p>One of the most important attributes a good photograph can have is mood. Mood can mean a lot of different things, but when you see it for yourself, it’s undeniable. This month’s …

Forget about your worries, this new Jungle Book makes perfect sense - review

No offence to its only human cast member – red underpants are a timeless look – but the real star of Disney’s new adaptation of The Jungle Book is a computer-generated talking tiger.<p>Shere Khan, who’s voiced by Idris Elba, is a wholly computer-animated creation. But he’s realised in such …

Pluto Is Still Extremely Weird in the Latest Image From NASA

NASA has released a new image of Pluto’s Tartarus Dorsa, the ‘bladed’ region to the east of the heart-shaped formation known as the Tombaugh Region. …

Meet the first beautiful E-bike from the future

Every time you think of the words ‘electric bike’ you probably think of something unattractive, with a huge bulky battery. E-bikes, or electric bikes, have traditionally been heavy, ugly, overpriced or all three of these things.<p>Amsterdam-based VanMoof plans to change that with its new ‘Electrified …

January 2016

Take a look inside the most powerful physics machine on Earth

They've succeeded more than once already. In 2012, scientists at CERN discovered the Higgs boson, and just last month the organization announced that they'd found a new class of particles known as pentaquarks.<p>The LHC, the largest and most powerful particle accelerator in the world, has made all …

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' BluRay Review: Still The Movie The Series So Badly Needed

Now with a good few months since the cinematic release of <i>The Force Awakens</i>, it’s refreshing to go back and appraise the movie again on its own terms minus the gargantuan hype surrounding it. While it’s not as good as the original trilogy, it still holds up very well indeed.<p>At the time of the …

Blu-Ray

‘The Jungle Book’ Is Shockingly Good

Shocked! This is how I felt while watching Jon Favreau’s <i>The Jungle Book</i>. While watching, I actually whispered to myself, “I can’t believe I’m <i>enjoying</i> this.”<p>This is nothing against Favreau, a director I like a lot. Sure, a couple of his movies have been bloated (<i>Iron Man 2</i>, <i>Cowboys & Aliens</i>), but I …